Main Ingredient: Erythromycin Stearate
Erythrocin Stearate is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat nearly most
bacterial infections of the body including those of throat, ears, and
eyes, upper and lower respiratory tract, urinary tract and heart.
Erythrocin Stearate is also used to treat sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
such as Gonorrhea and Syphilis as well as rheumatic fever, and bacterial
endocarditis. Erythrocin Stearate is given especially to those who are otherwise
allergic or sensitive to sulfa drugs or penicillin.
Like most other antibiotics, Erythrocin Stearate works best when there is a
steady supply of drug in the system. To do that, it is vital not to miss
any doses and it should be taken at regularly intervals.
ERYTHROCIN STEARATE SIDE EFFECTS
Common side effects of Erythrocin Stearate may include upset stomach,
diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting. Rare side effects of
Erythrocin Stearate may include hives, rash, temporary hearing loss, inflammation
of the intestine or severe allergic reaction.
ERYTHROCIN STEARATE WARNING
Consult your physician before taking Erythrocin Stearate if you have ever had
liver disease, myasthenia gravis, or hearing loss.
If a new infection develops, report it to your physician right
A severe form of intestinal inflammation may be caused by using
Erythrocin Stearate. If diarrhea develops, contact your physician right away.
Extended use of Erythrocin Stearate may result in the resistant bacteria
that do not respond to it.
Oral form of Erythrocin Stearate drops for ear
infections should not be administered to infants younger than 2 months of
ERYTHROCIN STEARATE AND PREGNANCY
If you are or planning to become pregnant discuss this with your
physician before using Erythrocin Stearate, though it is considered safe during pregnancy.
Nursing mother should switch to bottle-feed while taking
Erythrocin Stearate as it passes into breast milk.
ERYTHROCIN STEARATE INTERACTION
Check with your physician before combining Erythrocin Stearate with the
Combining Erythrocin Stearate with lovastatin may result in severe muscle
wasting and kidney damage.
ERYTHROCIN STEARATE DOSES
250-400 mg every 6 hours, not to exceed 4g in a 24-hour
15-25 mg per pound of body weight depending upon the
severity of infection.
½ -2 teaspoon, depending upon body weight, 4 times
daily for 10days.
ERYTHROCIN STEARATE OVERDOSE
Symptoms of Erythrocin Stearate overdose may include diarrhea, nausea, stomach
cramps, and vomiting. In case of Erythrocin Stearate overdose, seek medical help
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